Friends and family have arranged a candlelight vigil Saturday evening to remember the 21-year-old Valley Falls man who died in a wreck Tuesday night.
The vigil for Chester Donovan Skinner will last from 7:30 p.m. to 10:30 p.m. Saturday at the Lake Shawnee Gazebo on 37th St. Everyone is welcome.
Funeral arrangements for Skinner will be from 1 to 3 p.m. March 31 at the Jefferson Assembly of God Church, 8640 Clark Road, in Meriden, said Gina Runnels, Skinner’s girlfriend.
from News http://cjonline.com/news/2012-03-24/vigil-planned-saturday-valley-falls-man
Date — March 23
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from News http://cjonline.com/news/2012-03-23/lake-levels
Funeral arrangements for the 21-year-old Valley Falls man who died in a wreck Tuesday night will be held next weekend.
The public funeral for Chester Donovan Skinner will be from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. March 31 at the Jefferson Assembly of God church, 8640 Clark Road, in Meriden, said Gina Runnels, Skinner’s girlfriend of nine months.
Friends and family are trying to arrange a candlelight vigil Saturday or Sunday, Runnels, 19, said.
from News http://cjonline.com/news/2012-03-23/public-funeral-planned-tuesdays-accident-victim
Topeka Mayor Bill Bunten, Rossville Mayor Wichman and Silver Lake Mayor Noble teamed up to deliver for Meals on Wheels of Shawnee and Jefferson County.
from WIBW – Local News – Headlines http://www.wibw.com/localnews/headlines/Mayor_Delivers_Meals_143702476.html
Police located a stolen pickup truck in Lawrence overnight that’s associated with a man wanted in connection with several area burglaries, Jefferson County Sheriff Jeff Herrig said.
from LJWorld.com stories http://www2.ljworld.com/news/2012/mar/21/police-recover-vehicle-linked-burglary-suspect-man/
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Chester Donovan Skinner, 21, of Valley Falls, was killed shortly after 10 p.m. Tuesday in a two-vehicle wreck on K-4 highway on the Oakland Expressway, according to the Kansas Highway Patrol online crash log.
Skinner was identified as the driver of a 1995 Saturn, which was traveling southbound on K-4 at 10:12 p.m. when it drifted into the opposing lane and struck a semitrailer head on, according to KHP records.
The driver of the semitrailer was Allen Paul Caselman, 51, of Wheeling, Mo. He had no injuries.
from News http://cjonline.com/news/2012-03-21/patrol-releases-id-fatality-crash-victim
The Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office is asking the public to be on the lookout for Russell Dean Baston, 44.
The sheriff’s office in a news release Tuesday said Baston is wanted in connection with numerous burglaries and thefts in Jefferson County and should be considered armed and dangerous.
Baston is 6-foot 1-inch tall and weighs about 225 lbs to 250 lbs. He has brown hair and brown eyes.
The sheriff’s office said Baston was last known to be driving a stolen Green 1995 Ford F-250 four-wheel drive extended cab pickup truck with no license plate.
from News http://cjonline.com/news/2012-03-20/jeff-co-seeks-fugitive-wanted-burglaries
Jefferson County Sheriff’s officials are seeking the public’s help in locating a 44-year-old man wanted in connection with numerous burglaries and thefts in Jefferson County.
from LJWorld.com stories http://www2.ljworld.com/news/2012/mar/20/jefferson-county-authorities-seeking-man-described/
A major highway reconstruction project along U.S. 24 Highway will take a lot longer than initially reported.
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